language of drama

Drama has its own language of protagonist, antagonist, conflict and conflict resolution. Even young children know the difference between a story and a report, between a motivated tale versus a descriptive journal.

Puppetry and theatre provide children a means to experiment with the contrast in life: good and evil, hero and antihero, a problem created and a problem solved. The elements of drama have been crafted over thousands of years and the particular motifs of drama common to a culture area often the most lasting courier of the culture’s values, fears, and inspirations.

In addition, the language of drama at our school encourages children to give life to their imagination, to develop confidence and their expressive abilities. The children have opportunities to present their creations indoors within the classrooms, as well as outdoors at The Greek Amphitheatre.